The Issues

Restoring Accountability

Tony believes that it is her duty as an elected official is to serve every constituent she represents. Illinois has seen enough politicians who continuously propose and pass legislation that will selfishly serves themselves and their re-elections. Tony McCombie has sponsored and co-sponsored several pieces of legislation to promote accountability and transparency, such as the…

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Working to Reach Common Ground

Tony actively tours the district to meet and learn from constituents, schools, businesses and non-profit organizations. Rather than placing blame, we talk and work together to find ways to solve problems that will make our district the best place to live, work and play. Tony has a proven, bipartisan record of finding ways to successfully…

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Protecting Your Second Amendment Right

The right to keep and bear arms is guaranteed to us by not only the US Constitution, but the Illinois Constitution as well. Legislation used to heavily regulate and control gun purchases infringes upon your Second Amendment right. Illinois has some of the toughest gun laws on the books. We must enforce those laws. In…

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Agriculture

Agriculture is a vital part of the 71st District, and is the largest economic sector in the state of Illinois. High property taxes and burdensome regulations threaten the success of family farms throughout the state and our district. Tony will work to lessen regulations and taxes on Illinois’ farmers so that they have the independence…

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Valuing Education

A successful economy requires a well-educated and well-rounded workforce. Tony supports fully funding our schools with the evidence based funding formula. Expanding and promoting vocational opportunities will ensure our children can continue their education after high school. As a member of the Elementary & Secondary Education; Curriculum & Policies committee Tony has kept her promise…

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Promoting Job Creation and Growth

Tony will continue to work with local businesses and leaders to promote and create opportunities for Northwest Illinois. As a small business owner, Tony understands that burdensome taxes, increasing regulations, anti-business legislation and practices hurt our economic growth. Our state needs to be open for business to create stable employment and good wages for everyone….

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Bringing Fiscal Sanity Back to Springfield

Our government needs to live by the same standards our families do. We cannot continue to spend more money than we have and expect to succeed. I did NOT support the unbalanced state budget in 2017. It included a 32% permanent tax increase, NO reforms, and short changed our most vulnerable. I have a proven…

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